Cheesy Noodle Casserole

Savor a meatless, six-ingredient casserole that's chock-full of broccoli and cheese.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
cups uncooked wide egg noodles (8 oz)
3
cups Green Giant™ SELECT® frozen broccoli florets
2
jars (5 oz each) sharp process cheese spread
3/4
cup milk
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup coarsely crushed bite-size square cheese crackers

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 2-quart casserole with cooking spray. Cook noodles as directed on package, adding broccoli for last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain noodles and broccoli in colander.
  • 2 In same saucepan, stir cheese spread, milk and pepper until smooth. Stir in noodles and broccoli. Spoon into casserole. Sprinkle with crushed crackers.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly and top is golden brown.

Expert Tips

Instead of the broccoli florets, try a combo of broccoli, cauliflower and carrots.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
1350mg
1350%;
Total Carbohydrate
56g
56%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
50%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.